Academic Chair, Manitoba Institute of Culinary Arts & Field to Fork Initiatives


Academic Chair

Manitoba Institute of Culinary Arts & Field to Fork Initiatives

School of Agriculture & Environment

Competition #76-20/21

Brandon, Manitoba

$88,853.63 - $113,421.84 per annum

Located in Brandon, Manitoba, Assiniboine Community College has been providing exceptional learning experience for over 55 years. Welcoming over 3,200 students last year, Assiniboine is committed to academic excellence and student success. The college offers over 40 unique diploma and certificate programs across a variety of disciplines including culinary arts and hospitality, health and human services, trades and technology, business, and agriculture and environment. Assiniboine is seeking a new Academic Chair, Manitoba Institute of Culinary Arts (MICA) & Field to Fork Initiatives.

Reporting to the Dean, School of Agriculture and Environment, the Chair is a key leadership position within the School of Agriculture and Environment. The Chair provides overall academic and operational leadership for the Manitoba Institute of Culinary Arts, including programming in Culinary Arts, Hotel and Restaurant Management, Food Processing, Horticultural Production, and Sustainable Food programs. The Chair is accountable for ensuring that the school provides high-quality academic programs and work-integrated learning in various fields of discipline while providing leadership and support to all faculty and students. The Chair is responsible for the programs day-to-day operations including program financial oversight; and working collaboratively with the Dean and others in academic processes such as program review, program development and capital planning. The Chair will collaborate with the Dean and lead Assiniboine’s Field to Fork initiatives dedicated to strengthening the local food chain through education, research, and outreach.

As the Chair, you will possess relevant education and experience in one of the fields of study. You will have demonstrated excellence in leading diverse teams in a comparable post-secondary environment or industry and have practical and theoretical experience and competence in at least one of the discipline(s) that comprise the supervised programs. You will have a solid understanding of program and curriculum development, assessment and evaluation, student advising, and group facilitation. In addition, the Chair will have experience preparing, monitoring, and managing budgets.

This competition will remain open until filled.

Assiniboine Community College is committed to ensuring that its policies, practices, and systems are free of barriers, emphasize the value of diversity, and promote full participation to ensure dignity, respect, and equal access for all employees. Requests for accommodations can be made at any point during the recruitment process by contacting 204.725.8729 or

Assiniboine’s campuses are located on the traditional territories of Treaty No. 1 and Treaty No. 2, and the shared traditional lands of Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, Dene and Anishinabek/Ojibwe peoples, and the homeland of the Métis Nation.

If you are interested in this career opportunity, please forward your resume and cover letter to:

Assiniboine Community College

c/o Human Resources

1430 Victoria Avenue East, Brandon, Manitoba R7A 2A9

Fax 204.725.8736 or email

We thank you for your interest. Those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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